Geologic Immersion Backpacking:  Horsethief Route Grand Canyon

Geologic Immersion Backpacking: Horsethief Route Grand Canyon

Experience one of the most unique and wild hikes in Grand Canyon; trace a historic outlaw route across one of Grand Canyon’s most unusual geologic features and topography

The Horsethief Route in Grand Canyon can only be described as completely, totally, fully, and relentlessly epic.  Beginning atop the Walhalla Plateau and descending the rugged Nankoweap Route, this Grand Canyon adventure is one of the finest adventures in the world.  Tracing the length of the Butte Fault, be ready for geologic features unique to this part of the canyon inlcuding all manner of folds, bends, and strangely appointed structures.  See and explore the famous Nankoweap Granaries  Add a bit of thrilling packrafting across the Colorado River, and you have yourself one of the most intriguing adventures Grand Canyon has to offer!

Geologic Immersion Backpacking:  Horsethief Route Grand Canyon

Geologic Immersion Backpacking: Horsethief Route Grand Canyon

Experience one of the most unique and wild hikes in Grand Canyon; trace a historic outlaw route across one of Grand Canyon’s most unusual geologic features and topography

The Horsethief Route in Grand Canyon can only be described as completely, totally, fully, and relentlessly epic.  Beginning atop the Walhalla Plateau and descending the rugged Nankoweap Route, this Grand Canyon adventure is one of the finest adventures in the world.  Tracing the length of the Butte Fault, be ready for geologic features unique to this part of the canyon inlcuding all manner of folds, bends, and strangely appointed structures.  See and explore the famous Nankoweap Granaries  Add a bit of thrilling packrafting across the Colorado River, and you have yourself one of the most intriguing adventures Grand Canyon has to offer!